Garry Frost Moving Pictures Gets Queen’s Birthday Honour
Garry Frost and Shannon Noll

Garry Frost and Shannon Noll

Garry Frost Of Moving Pictures Awarded Queen’s Birthday Honour

by Paul Cashmere on June 9, 2014

in News,Noise Pro

Garry Frost, guitarist and songwriter for Moving Pictures, can add the OAM to his name.

Frost was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) “for service to the performing arts as a song writer, performer and producer”.

Garry Frost was a founding member of Moving Pictures, forming the band in Sydney in 1978 with Alex Smith, Paul Freeland, Ian Lees and Andrew Thompson. Moving Pictures released their debut album ‘Day of Innocence’ in 1981 and Frost’s penned song ‘What About Me’ became the second biggest hit of 1982 in Australia.

In 1987 formed 1927 after seeing singer Eric Weideman on a Hey Hey It’s Saturday Red Faces segment.

1927’s debut album ‘…ish’ peaked at no. 2 on the Australian album chart and generated four Frost penned hit songs ‘That’s What I Think Of You’, ‘If I Could’, ‘You’ll Never Know’ and ‘Compulsory Hero’.

Frost also wrote ‘Wait’ for Gyan.

Garry Frost, Moving Pictures and 1927 received the following awards:

Countdown Song of the Year, 1982, for What About Me.
Breakthrough Artist – Single, ARIA Music Awards, 1989, for That’s When I Think of You. Breakthrough Artist – Album, ARIA Music Awards, 1989, for 1927’s …ish.
Australian Songwriters Association Award, 2000, for Children of the World.

In 2004 ‘What About Me’ won ARIA Song of the Year for Shannon Noll.

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